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IN PICTURES: UT women 82, Northern Illinois 71

03/11/2017, 4:12pm EST
By THE BLADE

The University of Toledo women's basketball team won the Mid-American Conference tournament title. No. 6 seed Toledo defeated No. 4 seed Northern Illinois 82-71 on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Cleveland to earn a trip to the NCAA tournament.


The Rockets pose for a photo after beating Northern Illinois. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Rockets coach Tricia Cullop swings the net in celebration. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Kaayla McIntyre, center left, snaps a selfie of her teammates after they were presented with the championship trophy. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Tanaya Beacham, center, leads her team before the start of the game. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Mariella Santucci goes in for a layup. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Olivia Cunningham shoots a 3 over Northern Illinois' Renee Sladek. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott, right, pulls a rebound from Northern Illinois' Ally Lehman, center, with help from Toledo's Mariella Santucci. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Janice Monakana, center left, and Sophie Reecher embrace after the win. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Mikaela Boyd, center, is cheered by her teammates as she is announced the game's MVP. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Rockets coach Tricia Cullop is presented with the championship trophy. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Janice Monakana is embraced by coach Tricia Cullop after the win. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Toledo's Janice Monakana, center, and Sarah St-Fort celebrate. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


From left, Toledo's Janice Monakana is hugged by Kaayla McIntyre as Mariella Santucci, center, embraces Sara Rokkanen, and Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott hugs Sophie Reecher, right facing front, after the win. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Janice Monakana (12) is embraced by her teammates after the win. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott, right, sheds a tear as she is embraced by teammate Sara Rokkanen. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's bench goes wild as their team pulls ahead of Northern Illinois during the second half. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Olivia Cunningham shoots from inside the paint over Northern Illinois' Cassidy Glenn, left, and Courtney Woods. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Rockets coach Tricia Cullop and her team cheer as they force Northern Illinois to take a timeout. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Janice Monakana, second from right, is fouled on the approach by Northern Illinois' Renee Sladek, second from left, with pressure from Courtney Woods, right. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Kaayla McIntyre drives the lane against Northern Illinois' Renee Sladek. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo celebrates the win as head coach Tricia Cullop is presented with the championship trophy. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo goes wild as coach Tricia Cullop is presented with the championship trophy. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's basketball team, dance team, and cheerleaders bring it in to pose for a photo after the Rockets won. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo brings it in to start the game. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Kaayla McIntyre, center, is fouled on the rebound by Northern Illinois' Janae Poisson. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Mikaela Boyd intercepts a pass from Northern Illinois' Mikayla Voigt, left. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Rockets coach Tricia Cullop has a word with a referee. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott, center, is embraced after the win. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Rockets coach Tricia Cullop is hugged by Sarah St-Fort, left, and Olivia Cunningham after the win. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Mikaela Boyd, left, and Sarah St-Fort celebrate after the Rockets won. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Mariella Santucci, center, is embraced by Mikaela Boyd after they beat Northern Illinois. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


The Rockets celebrate their victory as the clock winds down. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Mikaela Boyd shoots over Northern Illinois' Ally Lehman. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Rockets coach Tricia Cullop has a word with a referee. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Northern Illinois' Courtney Woods can't stop Toledo's Olivia Cunningham from scoring. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Mikaela Boyd goes in under pressure from Northern Illinois' Ally Lehman BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott shoots over Northern Illinois' Mikayla Voigt. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Mariella Santucci, bottom right, attempts to wrench the ball from Northern Illinois' Renee Sladek. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo fans cheer their team on during the first half. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH


Toledo's Halee Printz lines up her shot. BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH

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